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SBW Welcomes Michael E. Chait

We are pleased to announce that Michael E. Chait has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as Of Counsel. Before joining SBW, Mike has been managing partner in the Seattle litigation boutique Montgomery Scarp & Chait since 2018, and previously honed his skills as an associate at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles. Mike is a 2006 graduate ...

We are pleased to announce that Michael E. Chait has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as Of Counsel. Before joining SBW, Mike has been managing partner in the Seattle ...

SBW Welcomes Chris Lindemeier

We are pleased to announce that Chris Lindemeier has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Before joining SBW, Chris was an associate at the Dickson Frolich firm here in Seattle.  Chris brings a broad spectrum of litigation experience to our firm.  Chris has handled business, real estate, and intellectual property disputes, and brings first-chair trial experience, as well ...

We are pleased to announce that Chris Lindemeier has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Before joining SBW, Chris was an associate at the Dickson Frolich firm here in ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey Recognized By Campaign for Equal Justice.

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is proud to announce being recognized once again as a Champion of Justice by the King County Law Firm Campaign for Equal Justice. The Campaign for Equal Justice is Washington state’s unified fund drive for civil legal aid. It is a program of the Legal Foundation of Washington and funds 40+ nonprofit legal aid ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is proud to announce being recognized once again as a Champion of Justice by the King County Law Firm Campaign for Equal Justice. The Campaign ...

Update on Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption

An update to our prior post "Baseball Tries An Old Saw: “Let’s not compete on wages….”:  On different grounds, there is a new challenge to Baseball’s antitrust exemption, brought by four of the minor league baseball clubs which lost their MLB affiliation in the recent shakeup of the minor leagues' organization.  See the complaint here.  Antitrust expertise has long ...

An update to our prior post "Baseball Tries An Old Saw: “Let’s not compete on wages….”:  On different grounds, there is a new challenge to Baseball’s antitrust exemption, brought by ...

Four SBW lawyers selected to 2022 Best Lawyers®

We congratulate four of our partners on their selection to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen Willey have again been recognized for their litigation excellence in Bet-the-Company, Commercial, and Intellectual Property. David Bruce was also recognized for excellence in Municipal Law. James Savitt, in addition to being named to Best Lawyers ...

We congratulate four of our partners on their selection to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen Willey have again been recognized for ...

“First Thing We Do…”

There may never have been a moment in our nation’s history in which the lawyer’s approach to problems has been more important:  adherence to process, and the demand for and reliance upon evidence.  Every official who has actually made a decision, most of them lawyers, has done so. -- James P. Savitt

There may never have been a moment in our nation’s history in which the lawyer’s approach to problems has been more important:  adherence to process, and the demand for and ...

Tyler Peterson Joins Savitt Bruce & Willey

We are pleased to announce Tyler Peterson has joined SBW as Of Counsel. Tyler’s addition both broadens and deepens the firm’s expertise to serve our clients.  Tyler brings to SBW deep expertise in trade secret, trademark, patent, copyright and other intellectual property litigation, along with extensive experience in commercial, malpractice, products liability and consumer protection cases. Before joining SBW, ...

We are pleased to announce Tyler Peterson has joined SBW as Of Counsel. Tyler’s addition both broadens and deepens the firm’s expertise to serve our clients.  Tyler brings to SBW ...

Washington’s Pocket Service Rule – a Unique and Useful Tool for Certain Plaintiffs

In Washington, a party does not have to actually file a complaint in Superior Court to start a lawsuit and trigger the time period within which the defendant must respond.[1]  Instead, a party can commence a lawsuit by serving a complaint and summons on the defendant.[2]  This process is commonly called “pocket service.”  It is different from the procedure ...

In Washington, a party does not have to actually file a complaint in Superior Court to start a lawsuit and trigger the time period within which the defendant must respond.[1]  ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey Ranked in 2021 “Best Law Firms”

We are pleased to announce that Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has again been recognized by U.S News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” both nationally and regionally in multiple practice areas. The firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice was again ranked as a top firm nationally. And SBW was recognized once again as a “Tier 1” top firm in the ...

We are pleased to announce that Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has again been recognized by U.S News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” both nationally and regionally in multiple practice ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey Brings on New Associate

We are pleased to announce that James Herr has joined SBW as an associate. James brings his passion, creativity and significant trial experience to our firm and the representation of our clients.  Before joining Savitt Bruce & Willey, James handled civil rights litigation and criminal cases at the Mazzone Law firm and the Snohomish County Public Defenders, where he ...

We are pleased to announce that James Herr has joined SBW as an associate. James brings his passion, creativity and significant trial experience to our firm and the representation of ...